It’s a great time to be a kid in St. Charles or Lincoln County as the calendar is packed with Easter egg hunts and Easter activities for kids. Dardenne Prairie, Wentzville, Lake St. Louis and Troy are among the many areas that will host fun events for kids in 2013.
Check out these kid-friendly events happening in March:
On Saturday, March 23rd, the city of Wentzville will host an Easter egg hunt in Progress Park. This event is open to children ages 1 through 10, with children in different age groups hunting for eggs at different times. Children who are 1 or 2, 7 or 8 and 9 or 10 will begin their hunts at 9:30 a.m. Children in age groups 3 or 4 and 5 or 6 will race at 10:00 a.m. Children can be registered in advance at the Progress Park office for a fee of $2, or on the day of the event for $3. Prizes will be awarded to children who find eggs with winning prize tickets inside.
The park opens at 8:30 that morning with face painters and clowns on hand to entertain the kids. Visitors should arrive early to make ample time for parking before the egg hunts begin.
On March 30th, 2Rivers Church of Wentzville will host an Eggnormous Hunt at John Weldon Elementary School, 7370 Weldon Springs Road, in Dardenne Prairie. This fun-filled event features several egg hunts for different age groups plus carnival games, face painting, popcorn and door prizes.
The Easter egg hunts take place at the following times:
Ages 2 and under - 1:40 p.m.
Ages 3 and 4 - 2:00 p.m.
Ages 5 and 6 - 2:20 p.m.
Ages 7 and 8 - 2:50 p.m.
Dardenne Presbyterian Church, located at 7400 Hwy N will host a Rock-N-Roll Easter Egg Event on Saturday, March 23 from 10:00 to -11:45 a.m. Kids in 5th grade or younger will hear an Easter message, participate in crafts, enjoy snacks and of course, race to collect Easter eggs. Children must be registered for this event by March 18th, 2013. Please call 636-561-4347 to register.
St. Charles County Parks will host their Easter egg hunt on March 23rd from 10:00 a.m. to noon at the Youth Activity Park. Children 3 and under will begin their egg hunt at 10:00 a.m. Children ages 4 through 6 will race at 10:30 a.m. and kids ages 7 through 12 will hunt last at 11:00 a.m. The cost is $5 per child. Pre-registration is required and can be completed by calling 636-949-7535. There is a limit of 100 participants, so be sure to register early if interested. The Youth Activity Park is located at 7801 Highway N.
Lake St. Louis
Founders Park will be the site of an Easter egg hunt on Saturday, March 23rd from 10:00 a.m. to noon. This is a free event open to children ages 10 and under. Children will enjoy the egg hunt as well as other kid-friendly activities including a visit from the Easter Bunny. Founders Park is located at 7 Freymuth Road.
New Life Church, whose Troy branch meets at Bonfils Auditiorium, is hosting an Easter egg hunt at the Troy Middle School practice field on March 30th at 9:00 a.m. For more information, call 636-240-3567.
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